ZOPFI, Janet Louise December 22, 1947 - November 1, 2018 Passed away peacefully at home at the age of 70 after a challenging final chapter contending with ALS. Beloved mother of Pierce Allen (Nicole) and Derek Allen (Jennifer Guy), and grandmother of Dale, Cooper, Adelaide, Mackenzie and Paige. She is survived by her beloved dog, Chico, and a warm community of friends who comforted her during her illness. Janet was predeceased by her parents Robert and Margaret, and her long list of canine and feline family to whom she was devoted, including Gretchen, Heidi, Katrinka, Dyka, Piglet, Niosi, Wednesday, Mushroom, Baci, Monte, Tobasco and Frankie. Janet was an avid amateur billiards player, a blues lover and member of the Toronto Blues Society. She loved to dance, enjoyed gardening and the Blue Jays. Friends and family are invited to Montgomery's Inn, 4709 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke, ON, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2018 for an informal memorial gathering and celebration of Janet. In lieu of flowers, and in accordance with her wishes, donations to Coveted Canines dog rescue organization or the ALS Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated.
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Published in Toronto Star on Nov. 4, 2018.